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Student advisory update

Student advisory update

By: Sarah Prunty, Reporter

November 27, 2017

Student Advisory started up at the beginning of the year, meeting a couple Thursday’s a month during Late Start. A group of students from each grade were chosen at random to attend the first meeting, and around 30 students now are in the group. While students are not allowed to formally join anymore, their v...

New food drive tradition

New food drive tradition

By: Brett Wallner, Reporter

November 26, 2017

Trying to start a new tradition, student council will be hosting their first ever food drive in their efforts to contribute to the community this holiday season. It will begin Nov. 27 and will go until Dec. 1. “We have so many things to be thankful for in this school district, and I think everybo...

New stores open in the Commons

New stores open in the Commons

By: Shelby Harper, Editor

November 21, 2017

As you drive on Randall Rd. in Geneva, you pass by Randall 15, Portillo’s and the Geneva Commons. You normally see the big stores in Geneva that stand out such as Hollister, American Eagle and other popular stores. Recently, the town of Geneva is opening new stores to the public. Geneva Commons...

HOPE feast brings a surprise

HOPE feast brings a surprise

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

November 19, 2017

On Tuesday, November 14, during 4th and 5th period, the HOPE program held its 6th annual Thanksgiving feast. The gathering is possible with the collaborative efforts by families of students in the program and teachers. The dinner is held in the Auxiliary Gym, where the HOPE program has class eve...

To go or not to go

To go or not to go

By: Sarah Kantola, Reporter

November 17, 2017

 The fall play is coming up fast and the cast is busy working until the big weekend, Nov. 17-19, to give viewers a show completely different than they’ve ever seen. The comedy play is called The Complete Works of William Shakespeare and it was written by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield...

Student starts art business

Student starts art business

By: Bella Vargas, Editor-in-Chief of Print

November 17, 2017

Running a business while still in high school may seem impossible to some but senior Hailee Harris is doing just that. Harris recently made a website where she can sell the art that she makes. She currently sells drawings and paintings, and is thinking of adding her photography as well. “Si...

School board approves teacher grants for new learning improvements

School board approves teacher grants for new learning improvements

By: Dylan Calabrese, Editor

November 16, 2017

At the board meeting on Monday Nov. 13 the Recipients of the Kaneland foundation grant request were announced and gave a brief description on what they will use the money for. There were grant recipients from all around the school district. From Harter Middle School, Jessica Wieblers’ grant of $360 was...

A look into the chess team

A look into the chess team

By: Ben Durbala, Reporter

November 16, 2017

The Kaneland Chess Club is a highly competitive team, which also offers a great opportunity to have a fun time. Team members are constantly evaluating the board and predicting what move to make next. The chess team meets every Thursday from October through February. There are several different bo...

Spring Break 2018 travels to Costa Rica

Spring Break 2018 travels to Costa Rica

By: Sami Callaghan, Reporter

November 14, 2017

Over the past few years students have had the opportunity to travel the world during spring break, every year a different location is chosen. Past years they’ve gone to Europe, Paris, and Ecuador. This year you can explore Costa Rica. Spring Break of’ 20 science teacher, Patrick Carter, and 45 s...

Brighter Future club giving back to the community

Brighter Future club giving back to the community

By: Corinne Condos, Reporter

November 14, 2017

Got a shirt that your grandma got you for Christmas and you never wear? Drop it off in front of the school in the USAgain box instead of letting it sit in your closet. The Brighter Future club created a clothing drive that started on October 15 and ends on November 15, which also happens to be Nation...

Planting your way into Horticulture

Planting your way into Horticulture

By: Bailey Prichard, Reporter

November 9, 2017

 Horticulture is a fun, creative and a very hands-on class that focuses on planting trees and plants and floral arrangements. “We focus more on fall and we provided the Homecoming court with their bouquets and sell boutonnieres for people to buy during homecoming week,” Horticulture teacher Broo...

Trending hashtag allows victims of sexual assault to speak out

Trending hashtag allows victims of sexual assault to speak out

By: Abril Salinas, Editor

November 9, 2017

When hearing the words “me too” many of us think about someone agreeing with something or saying “I relate.” Well the way we think about the words “me too” might have changed. If you have been on any social media platform in the last couple of weeks you might have noticed the hashtag “me t...

New club teaching students about saving lives

New club teaching students about saving lives

By: Ashley Edwards, Editor

November 8, 2017

Interested in becoming a nurse, doctor and any other profession involving medicine? A new club at Kaneland has introduced a great opportunity to jump start this career. At the beginning of every year many club ideas are brought up to the administration and students, this year the med club has spar...

Possible changes to KHS sports and board meetings

Possible changes to KHS sports and board meetings

By: Alex Malawski and Amanda Malawski

November 6, 2017

By: Amanda Malawski On Monday, Oct. 30, Athletic Director Peter Goff and Principal Jill Maras stood in front of the Board of Education to ask members to recognize the Lacrosse Club as an official KHS sport. The Lacrosse Club has been a club since the 2014-15 school year and has spent the requir...

Culver’s open for business in Sugar Grove

Culver’s open for business in Sugar Grove

By: Sam Gomes, Reporter

November 1, 2017

The highly anticipated Culver’s opened in Sugar Grove on Monday afternoon Oct. 23. The new building was packed with people from all around the Kaneland community as people waited to see what the new business had to offer. “I knew it was opening night, but I didn’t expect to wait over a half h...